I'd like to buy an electric painting kit. I found one, a 980 Quick Touch Power Roller, on sale for $57, $20 rebate, my cost would only be $37. Is that worth it? It comes with a roller, splatter shield, 12' paint hose and 14' extension. Fingertip paint flow control, light weight and mobile.
I'm from the old school and find it cheaper and much easier to use a paint roller and pan to do the job.
Marge from NY
Marge, can you tell me the cons? I too, have always used the brush and pan but I've been thinking a while about getting something easier. I appreciate your input.
I have used both. I like the power roller for big jobs. It definitely saves a LOT of time. But if you are just doing one room, assuming it's not enormous, stick with the hand held roller. I say that because the clean up of the power roller is extensive, and you have to be sure you get all the parts back exactly right after they are dry.
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